How does a plant grow? How does it manage water and nutrients? What factors influence the production of flowers and fruits? This course will explore these questions and more using a combination of lecture and hands-on approaches. Previous participants have commented that Alec’s enthusiasm and skillful instruction make the topic come alive. Instructor: Alec Motten, associate professor, Duke University Department of Biology. Dates: 4 Tuesdays, Feb. 21 - March 14, 6-9 p.m. Course meets for 4 sessions. Participant limit: 15. Qualifies as a Home Horticulture Certificate required course.